Gunfire hits front of Mpls. North High School; no one hurt

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Multiple shots were fired about 12:30 p.m. by a sidewalk near 15th and Irving avenues N. Police have no suspects.
Politics

GSA ignored Constitution clause on gifts with Trump hotel lease, watchdog says

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A bartender poured a beer at Indeed Brewing Company Taproom on Tuesday January 15, 2019, in Minneapolis.
Jerry Holt, Star Tribune
A bartender poured a beer at the Indeed Brewing Company taproom. Indeed says its plans to open a new taproom in Milwaukee are in limbo.

Minnesota breweries facing delays because of shutdown

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In Minnesota, where the thriving craft beer industry's estimated annual economic impact is roughly $2 billion, the uncertainty has some brewers on edge and making plans in case there's no breakthrough.
The USDA ordered the temporary opening of about 2,500 Farm Service Agency offices on Thursday, Friday and next Tuesday to handle transactions that kee
Business

With farmers unable to cash checks, one agency is ordered back open

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The interior of Fhima, a remake of the former Forum Cafeteria retains its Art Deco style.
Variety

Fhima's shows promise in downtown Minneapolis' classic Art Deco restaurant space 

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Powder Ridge’s laser light tubing nights in Kimball, Minn.
Variety

Laser light tubing is now a thing at Twin Cities ski hills

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CNN anchor Don Lemon: “This is really an exciting time to be a journalist. Our role has never been more important.”
Variety

CNN's Don Lemon defends his show's on-air debates and his woozy New Year's Eve reports

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